|This year in history|
In the year
|Greek poet, Dionisios Solomos, was born in the island of Zakynthos. The words of the Greek national anthem are based on one of his poems.
|French painter, Eugene Delacroix, was born in the Rhone-Alpes Region of France. He is considered as one of the great painters of all time and one of the leaders of the Romanticism movement.
|The Irish republican rebellion began. The rebellion lasted a few months, and despite some assistance from the French, it was crushed by British forces.
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